It can be tricky to step outside the box and find something to get your Mom for Mother’s Day, so we have put together some ideas that you can find locally and hopefully love! Don’t worry, if you would rather spend Mother’s Day doing a special activity, rather than purchasing a gift – we have that covered for you too.
1. #IMOMSOHARD Book by Kristin Hensley & Jen Smedley – Wellesley Books, Wellesley
Maybe your Mom needs a new read and this is a fabulous option. Because they are always “Momming so hard” let them sit back and relax while they breeze through this book laughing and relating to the content.
2. Rifle Paper Co X Corkcicle Lively Floral Collection – Proud Mary, Needham
Rifle Paper Co took their floral design and combined it with Corkcicle’s tumbler, to create this perfect collection! Set your Mom up with the perfect summer cup that has triple insulation and will keep her favorite drink cool. This is a limited edition design, once the product runs out it will not be replaced. Be sure to grab one before they are gone!
3. Illume Color Theory Votive Candle Set – Paper Source, Wellesley
This is the perfect set that your mom will fall in love with! She will be able to enjoy a variety of scents and relax in the fresh aromas of natural wax. The set comes with five differently scented soy candles, with a burn time of 12 hours each. The scents included are: Thai Lily, Citrus Crush, Fresh Sea Salt, Pineapple Cilantro and Coconut Milk Mango.
4. Mulberry Multi Strand Bracelet – Isabel Harvey, Wellesley
The best summer accessory! This comes in a variety of colors, making it the ideal accessory for any outfit. The beautiful bracelet is five individual bands that around bound together with a fresh water pearl. There is also the option to wear the bands individually.
5. Furla 3 in 1 Bag Set – London Harness, Wellesley
Your mom will love this fabulous three-piece cosmetic bag set. The color choices are fabulous and will surely put you in the Spring mood! The sizes vary, allowing these bags to be used for a multitude of things.
Things to do –
1. Photos With the Family – Eric Barry Photography, Wellesley
Give your Mom a Mother’s Day she will never forget with a photo shoot by the wonderful Eric Barry. Located right in Wellesley Center, book an appointment to take family photos that she can keep forever and remember her special day.
2. Go for a hike – Walden Pond, Concord
You cannot go wrong with spending time outside, enjoying a lovely hike and even better – it’s free! This National Historic Landmark includes 335 acres of protected space for anybody to visit. Spend some quality time with your family, while enjoying the incredible views.
3. Mother’s Day Brunch – Aquitaine, Chestnut Hill
Grabbing brunch is probably the most common activity on Mother’s Day and for a reason! Aquitaine, a local restaurant in Chestnut Hill will be serving brunch from 9 AM until 3 PM, with their regular menu. In addition there will be unique specials created by the chef.
4. Spa Day – Bella Sante, Wellesley
Bella Sante is currently running a Mother’s Day special! If you purchase a $200 gift card, you will receive a free $25.00 one. Purchase your Mom a gift card or take her to the spa for a day filled with pampering. Bella Sante offers manicures, pedicures, massages, skincare and haircare.
5. Yoga Class – H.Y.P., Wellesley/Needham
Spend Mother’s Day Sunday sweating it out at H.Y.P. Studio. The studio will be offering many classes throughout the day, one of them is sure to fit your schedules! Classes begin on Sundays at 7 AM and continue until 7 PM.
Moms deserve to be spoiled every day but send them a little bit more love this Mother’s Day. We hope you enjoy some of the ideas and find one your Mom will adore!